The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday that Foster Farms is recalling nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible Listeria contamination.
A North Texas program that feeds the poor is dealing with a crisis of their own. Fort Worth’s Community Food Bank feeds hundreds of families everyday. Thousands of pounds of food, meant to help those in need, are now at risk of spoiling.
Health officials say at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.
Louis Stumberg started Patio Foods which was the first company to make frozen Mexican dinners. For many families outside of the southwest, it was their first exposure to Mexican food.